Virago’s Authors

Virago writers include bestselling and prize-winning authors such as Sarah Waters, Linda Grant, Marilynne Robinson, Sarah Dunant, Maya Angelou and Margaret Atwood, as well as writers of some of the most provocative and original non-fiction being published today, including Lyndall Gordon Kate Figes and Natasha Walter. Virago Modern Classics, an imprint dedicated to rediscovering and republishing lost literary gems, also thrives as the classics continue to showcase writers whose work will entertain, enthuse and inspire readers for decades to come.


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Browse Virago authors on the Little, Brown website


The Virago 40 Authors

Below you will find information on the authors featured in our Virago is 40: a celebration ebook. We asked these authors to write something inspired by the number forty to celebrate forty years of Virago, and we’re very grateful for their diverse, heartfelt and entertaining responses!